Meet our Team

Ted Gilbert, FSR A

Ted Gilbert, FSR A

Senior Instructor, Interior BC

Ted Gilbert is a certified Master Electrician and was previously a Safety Officer for many years with Technical Safety BC. He has over 30 years in the industry as a contractor, electrician, code change instructor and now teaches for SparkBC across the province.
Dave  Shavalier, FSR A

Dave Shavalier, FSR A

Senior Instructor, Lower Mainland

Dave is a certified Master Electrician. He was a Provincial Electrical Safety Officer for 24 years and was also the three-time President of the Electrical Inspectors Association. He has facilitated countless Tech Talks and code sessions in areas across the province and now teaches as a senior instructor with SparkBC.
Don Ballard, FSR A

Don Ballard, FSR A

Senior Instructor, Vancouver Island

Don has been in the electrical industry for 44 years. He owned and operated his own “A “ licensed electrical contracting business for 8 years, worked as an Electrical Safety Officer for BC Safety Authority ( Technical Safety BC) for 30+ years, worked as a code instructor for numerous Technical Colleges. He is a recognized electrical code instructor with Technical Safety BC.,which contributed to the development and instruction of many courses for the electrical industry for over 30 years. Don is also accredited with the Standards council of Canada as a certified special electrical equipment inspector.

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